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College costs

College costs that come to mind for most families are tuition, room and board. But families report many other smaller costs that are part of the true cost of college including:

Books, copy paper
Moving off campus
Laundry supplies and costs
Meal Plan Upgrades
Student Activity Fees and Event Fees
Athletic Fees
Greek Organization Fees
Other Food Purchases
Other costs can include:
Cable TV Fee
Adjustments to Cell Phone Service
Travel for students to return home for holidays and summer vacation
Travel for students to participate in study abroad and internships
ROTC program supplies 
Additional clothing related to campus activities and internships
Dorm refrigerator
Dorm TV
New computer
Printer
Printer Cartridges
Printer paper
Data Sticks
MP3 player

Families preparing for college should take extra costs into account when they determine how much they plan to borrow or budget from savings.





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